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Nat
To be born
Naive
Innocent, Gullible
Naturalize
to give citizenship to one foreign born
Innate
Inborn
Fact
Make
Factious
Argumentative, inclined to dissent
Facile
Easy
Facsimile
An exact copy
Ab
Away From
Abdicate
To give up, renounce
Aberration
Straying away from norm, abnormality
Abjure
To renounce, to swear away
Abscond
To depart secretly and hide
Ence
State of
Complacency
State of smugness, self-satisfaction
Belligerence
Quality of having a fighting Spirit
Opulence
Wealth
Ten
Hold
Tenacious
Stubborn, holding fast
Tenable
Able to be defended or upheld
Retentive
Retaining knowledge easily
Clud
Shut
Preclude
To hinder, to make impossible
Occlusion
The shutting up of an opening
Reclusive
Shut away, hermit-like
Exclusion
The act of shutting out
Tude
State of
Lassitude
weariness, state of being limp
Aptitude
State of being capable, ability
fortitude
Bravery and Strength, endurance
Pulchritude
State of beauty
Man
Hand
Manacles
Handcuffs
Manifest
Obvious, apparent
Emancipate
To set free
Legerdemain
Sleight of hand, magic
Fide
Faith
Infidelity
Disloyalty
Bona Fide
Genuine
Confidant
A person in who secrets are confided
Perfidious
Deceitful
Gnosi
Know
Cognizance
Awareness
Incognito
In Disguise
Prognosis
A foretelling of the course of disease
Prognosticator
One who can predict
Pul
Push, drive
Compulsory
Required, mandatory
Impulsive
Driven to act quickly without thought
Repulse
To drive back
Expulsion
The act of throwing out
Poly
Many
Polygamy
State of having many wives
Polyglot
One who knows many languages
Polychromatic
Having many colors
Apo
Away from
Apocalypse
a revelation of the future destruction of the world
Apogee
Point of orbit of a heavenly body farthest from the earth
Hum
Earth, ground, man
Exhume
To dig up a body
Humiliate
To shame
Humane
Compassionate to human beings and animals
Humanities
Languages and literature,esp, the Greek and Roman
Mis
Wrong
Miscreant
An evil-doer
Misogynist
A hater of women
Misnomer
An incorrect name
Misgivings
Feelings of uneasiness or guilt
Misanthrope
A hater of mankind
Omni
All
Omnipotent
All powerfull
Omniscient
All knowing
Omnivorous
Eating both plants and animals
Fort
Strong
Forte
One's strongest point
Fortify
To strengthen
Fortuna
Chance
Fortuitous
Happening by chance, accidental
Flect
Bend
Deflect
To bend or turn to the side
Inflection
The rise and fall of the voice
Reflective
Meditative, full of thoughts
Hyper
Excessive
Hyperkinesis
Abnormal muscle movement
Hypertension
Abnormally high blood pressure
Hyperchondriac
A person who is abnormally concerned about his health
Hyperborrean
Situated in the extreme north, arctic, cold
Ultima
Last
Ultimatum
Final offer
Penultimate
Next to the last
Peri
Around
Perigree
The point of orbitof a satellite nearest to the earth
peripheral
Related to the boundary, lying on the outside
periodic
Occuring at regular, fixed intervals
Super
Over, above
Supercilious
Looking down on other people as worthless
Superlative
The best , in the highest degree
Supremacy
State of being the highest in power or authority
Para
Beside
Parabola
A bowl shaped curve
Parable
A story with a moral told to emphasize a point
Paradox
A statement that seems contradictory, but is true when analyzed
Paraphrase
To put into your own words
Parody
Humorous imitation of a literary work
Auto
Self
Autocratic
Rule by one supreme ruler, Dictatorial
Automaton
Robot
Autobiography
One's life story written by oneself
Autonomous
Self- governing
Ile
Related to
Docile
Easy to teach and discipline
Agile
Flexible
Versatile
Having various talents
Projectile
An object that is thrown
Futile
Ineffectual, useless
Tactile
Percieved by touch
Leg
Law
Legacy
Inheritance
Legislative
Having the power to make a law
Legitimate
Legal
Illegitimate
Born to unmarried parents
Voc
Voice, call
Evoke
To call out from the past
Invoke
To call on for a blessing, help
Vociferous
Shouting loudly
Provoke
To call forth, anger, instigate
Advocate
To speak or write in favor of